Transcurricular elective. Building a Proposition for Future Activities: Architecture. 2017/18


The seminar deals with the approval and implementation planning of the results of the cooperative review process Building a Proposition for Future Activities. Begegnungshaus Poppenbüttel 43.

The active players in the project Building a Proposition for Future Activities selected five architectural practices that approach architecture not merely as a functional response to an urbanized society’s needs, but as an activity of proposing, organising and representing how people might live together in the future. ConstructLab (Berlin), In Situ (Basel), bromsky Architekten (Berlin/Hamburg), Assemble (London) and Atelier Bow Wow (Tokyo) have each run a project office for the architecture workshop from September 11th to September 16th, 2017. A video documentation of the workshop is available on YouTube.

On October 5th a jury comprised of key actors in the past, present and future of the project gave their recommendation for implementation of the proposal submitted by the project office Atelier Bow-Wow. A video of the public presentation of the proposal is available on YouTube.
For the approval and implementation planning phase the research and teaching programme Urban Design will organise a project office comprised of members of the industrial school students (construction draftsmen), international students from the field of architecture and refugees and neighbours with experience and pertinent skills in planning and building. The project office will collaborate closely with Fördern & Wohnen (the property owners of CBP43), the construction approval and inspection department at the district office Wandsbek, the local Quartiersmanagement, the Behörde für Arbeit, Soziales, Familie (BASFI) und Integration and other pertinent project partners.

Students are enabled to deepen their competencies in diagrammatic modes of architectural production and urban design in collaboration with project partners and get a first-hand account of pertinent know-how and know-why of implementation planning.



Monday December 18th, 2.15-3.45 pm
Gallery on the 4th floor of the HafenCity Universität
Überseeallee 16, 20457

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The seminar's programme and timetable will be announced in the kickoff meeting.


Prof. Dipl. Ing. Bernd Kniess


Professor, Urban Design

M.Sc. Dominique Peck


Academic Staff, Ph.D. Candidate